Book Sale at OCC
The Friends of the Library at Orange Coast College will hold its Spring Book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the OCC Library. Proceeds will benefit the library. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
Parkinson's Fitness Class
A free class, "Parkinson's In Balance," is at noon Tuesdays at the Central Orange Coast YMCA, 2300 University Drive, Newport Beach. Call (949) 642-9990, or go to http://www.parkinsonsinbalance.com, for more information.
DJ Mark Moreno performs Tuesdays at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The 21-and-older show starts at 10 p.m. and is free.
TILL APRIL 26
After School at ENC
The Environmental Nature Center, 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach, presents an after-school program with naturalist Alex Lane for children ages 7 to 12. Classes will be given at the ENC from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays through May. The fee to sign up for the class is $6 for non-members and $5 for ENC members. For more information, call (949) 645-8489 or email email@example.com.
TILL APRIL 28
Vanguard University's Theatre Arts department presents its production of the musical comedy "Hairspray." Shows will be performed in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard campus, at 55 Fair drive, Costa Mesa. For ticket information and showtimes, go to http://www.vanguardtickets.com.
TILL APRIL 29
'The Prince of Atlantis'
The world premiere of "The Prince of Atlantis," by Steven Drukman, will take place on the Segerstrom Stage at South Coast Repertory Theatre, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For showtimes and more information, go to http://www.scr.org.
TILL APRIL 30
Supermarket Easter Seals Campaign
Throughout April, the Vons and Pavilions markets in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach will give shoppers the check-out option of making a donation to the seventh annual April Charity Campaign for Easter Seals Disability Services. Vons stores in Costa Mesa are located at 185 E. 17th St., and 2701-B Harbor Blvd. There are four Pavilions stores in Newport Beach: at 2660 San Miguel Drive, 3433 Via Lido Drive, 1000 Bayside Drive and 21181 Newport Coast Drive.
Democratic Foundation of O.C. Luncheon
The April luncheon of the Democratic Foundation of Orange County will feature Jay Chen, a candidate in the 39th Congressional District race. The event will take place at noon at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine. DFOC members who are current on their membership dues get in for free. Non-members pay $45 per ticket. Online reservations can be made at https://secure.actblue.com/page/
dfocevent. For more information, go to http://www.dfoc.com.
After Hours Mixer
The Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce and the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will put on a joint after hours business mixer, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Seasons 52 Fresh Grill at South Coast Plaza, 3333. S. Bristol St. No reservation needed. Chamber members pay $5 to get in and potential members pay $10. For more information, go to http://www.costamesachamber.com.
Weight Loss Seminar
The Weight Loss Empowerment seminar begins at 6 p.m. at the Costa Mesa Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The seminar is led by Kevin Graham, author of "50 Ways to Lose Your Luggage" and will be held Wednesday nights. Attendees can reserve their seat by emailing reservemyseat@weightloss
empowerment.com and find more information at http://www.weightloss
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a nationwide non-profit organization, meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at 1701 Baker St., Costa Mesa. The first meeting is free and guests are welcome. No reservations are required. For more information, visit http://www.tops.org, or call (800) 932-8677.
Emotional Control Meeting
Recovery International, which provides tools and practice in changing thinking habits to gain personal control over distressing emotions like anxiety, depression and anger, holds weekly meetings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Joachim Church Annex, 1943 Orange Ave., Classroom C, Costa Mesa. The meetings are free, but contributions are welcomed to offset costs. For more information, call (949) 548-9669 or visit recovery-inc.org.
Benefit shopping event at SCP
O.C. philanthropist Julia Argyros and 3 Moms on a Mission will host a shopping party at the Bally store at South Coast Plaza to benefit Operation Smile. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres service. Ten percent of proceeds from sales will during the event will go toward Operation Smile. A bag from Bally's Moritz collection will be raffled off. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY THROUGH MAY 3
The Newport Beach Film Festival
More than 400 films from 50 countries will be screened during the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival. For more information, go to http://www.newportbeachfimfest.com.